Industry Veteran, Bill Drew Joins PRA San Diego as New General Manager

April 9, 2019

SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 9, 2019 – PRA, a leader in the Business Events industry, with the broadest owned network of offices in the Americas, is pleased to announce leading industry veteran, Bill Drew has joined the PRA San Diego team as the General Manger, according to Annette Gregg, CMM, MBA, Regional Senior Vice President.

As key leadership of the San Diego team, Drew is responsible for local strategic direction and developing new business opportunities, increasing revenue streams and managing the San Diego team, while building strong relationships with local contacts to continue to promote PRA’s leadership in the San Diego market. Drew is an innovative, creative business leader and sales professional with over 20 years of experience as a General Manager and Sales Manager in the hospitality space. He is an effective senior manager with strong business acumen demonstrated through revenue growth and personnel development throughout a highly successful and diverse career. Most recently Drew served as Regional Vice President and General Manager for Bright Events Rental, based in San Diego, where he was responsible for overseeing operations in four locations with over 350 team members in the full-service event rental arena. Drew also served as a Sales Manager for ARAMARK Uniform Services where he successfully managed sales teams responsible for revenue growth, new client acquisition and profitability for a Fortune 250 managed services company.

“We are delighted to welcome Bill as the new General Manager of PRA San Diego,” shared Gregg. “He brings great depth and experience to the leadership position. Bill is a proven sales leader with an exceptional track record of leading and scaling high-performing teams while delivering accelerated growth. He will play an important leadership role in our highly sought-after San Diego market and we are thrilled to have him onboard.” 

PRA San Diego and its excellent team of experienced business event professionals have produced innovative and expertly executed program operations for valued clients across every industry type, from executive retreats to grand-scale events. To reach the PRA San Diego team, please email or call 619.234.9440.


Headquartered in Chicago with 28 offices throughout North America, PRA is a leading business event management firm, creating experiences which move hearts, minds, and businesses forward. Through its ownership of events and communication agency One Smooth Stone, PRA offers end-to-end integrated solutions for event experiences. PRA blends Passion, Reach and Authenticity to consistently deliver incomparable experiences that engage participants and exceed business goals.

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